Hello from Sunny Cyprus

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Denise1963, Apr 4, 2017.

  1. Denise1963

    Denise1963 New Egg

    Apr 3, 2017

    My name is Denise and I love chickens. I have recently relocated to the sunny Mediterranean island of Cyprus and am keen to get started with my new flock of hens. I have an acre plot at the bottom of my garden so the lucky girls will be able to free range.

    I wondered if there was anyone else on her in the area of Limossol who would know a good place to buy supplies? There seems to be a shortage around here of "Backyard hens" and so far I have found it difficult to source supplies. I am in the process of building their coop (hopefully a little aesthetically nicer than the tin sheds you see in the fields here).

    It would be lovely to hear from anyone but especially anyone living here in Cyprus.

    Bye for now.
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Hi Denise nice to meet you. [​IMG]
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi Denise and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us. I envy you in terms of cuisine, for sure! I can't recall any members being based in Cyprus, but that doesn't mean to say there aren't any. It's worth asking on this forum - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you

    All the best
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings, Denise, and :welcome! Pleased you joined our community! Hope you find some poultry neighbors in Cyprus! Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! :)
  5. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Hi Denise, it's nice to have you here!
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Wow, Cyprus!! I traveled there as a young girl while living in Turkey. I am too old to remember anything about it. [​IMG] [​IMG]

    I am not sure we have any threads in Cyprus. There are a few members from Greece and Turkey around the forums. But I don't think we have threads for these countries either! I suppose your best bet is to contact any poultry agencies in your area? Livestock boards? Things of this nature. I am just not sure.

    Good luck on your quest here and welcome to our roost!
  7. Denise1963

    Denise1963 New Egg

    Apr 3, 2017
    Thanks for the lovely welcome from everyone. There are a few old posts on here from people in Cyprus but mainly from the Turkish North side of the island. Hopefully someone will chat that is a bit closer. I sourced some corn and layer pellets today funny sort of a shop sort of a bit of everything but at least it's a start. Once I have built the coop I will research where I can get some hens from. It's all new and exciting so thanks for saying hello and your support.

    Bye for now

    Denise X
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  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Denise [​IMG] Welcome!

    Sorry, living in Aus, I am not able to help you with your search either but I do wish you all the best.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock when they arrive, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]

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